SHC rejects bail plea of ex-AIG Finance
By Staff Reporter
KARACHI: The Sindh High Court yesterday once again rejected the bail plea of former Sindh Assistant Inspector General of Police (Finance) Syed Fida Hussain Shah on charges of alleged embezzlement of Rs 70 million from police funds. Moreover, the bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh directed the trial court to a give decision on the case in three months. The Supreme Court and Sindh High Court had earlier rejected the suspects’ bail before arrest pleas in separate cases. In another case, Supreme Court rejected Shah’s bail petition in a reference alleging Shah’s involvement in a Rs 50 million scam. The reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau against Shah alleged that he generated bogus bills to get huge funds in name of fuel allowance for vehicles of the Sindh Police.